Meet Our Team

Dr. Bruce Vernon

1999 graduate of the Colorado State University – College of Veterinary Medicine. He obtained his Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University. He owned a small animal practice in Chandler for 15 years before opening Market Street Pet Hospital in 2015. Dr. Vernon’s professional interests include internal medicine, dermatology, dentistry, and surgery.

Dr. Vernon and his wonderful wife Cherryl share their busy life with 7 kids, 1 son-in-law, 1 granddaughter, 1 grandson, a super dog named Midge, an incredibly friendly cat named Uncle Wendel, a ball python named Leonard, multiple fish, and a salamander. Dr. Vernon is a lousy singer/songwriter, average mountain biker, pretty good griller, and amazing veterinarian.

Dr. Casey Jennings

Born and raised in Mesa, Arizona. As a local product he graduated from Westwood High School, Mesa Community College and Arizona State University. He graduated Veterinary School from Colorado State University in 2011 with his DVM degree. Dr. Jennings served a 2 year, Spanish and Guarani speaking, service mission to the country of Paraguay. He is now married with 4 crazy fun children.

When he is not expressing anal glands at work or changing diapers at home, Dr. Jennings enjoys hanging out with his pets, which include: 4 guinea pigs, a bearded dragon, a dog and a rabbit. He also enjoys playing almost any sport, especially basketball and volleyball. Dr. Jennings is wonderful with people and pets, and is a knowledgeable caring Veterinarian.

Dr. Michael Picard

1985 graduate of Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. He also is a graduate of The University of Connecticut 1980 with a Bachelor Degree in Pathobiology. He is a previous practice owner and is experienced in all fields of Veterinary Medicine. He started practice in 1985 is western Pennsylvania in a mixed animal practice and met his beautiful future wife Bonnie Lynn.

Dr. Kaitlyn Parsons-Whitmer

Raised in Chandler, Arizona where she was able to develop her love for all animals thanks to her parents who allowed all sorts of critters in their home. She graduated from Basha High School then got her bachelors in Science with an emphasis in pre-medicine from Grand Canyon University. She met her husband during her 4th year while attending GCU. They moved to Fort Collins, CO shortly after getting married where she attended Colorado State University – College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in May of 2023. Dr. Parsons-Whitmer’s professional interests include all types of surgery, dentistry, ultrasonography and internal medicine.

Dr. Parsons-Whitmer and her amazing husband, Adam, have a husky/German shepherd named Ozzie and a new Vizsla puppy named Enzo. Dr Parsons-Whitmer enjoys playing soccer and pickleball and loves to snowboard, hike and workout in her free time. She loves her patients and loves seeing the human-animal bond every single day.

Erin Salgat - Hospital Manager

Erin has always had a place in her heart for animals of all species from dogs to horses to exotic pets like prairie dogs, which she had as a kid. From a young age she was always bringing home pets, to her parents surprise. Erin grew up around animals and spent a large part of her time working with and training horses in Miami, Florida where she was born and raised. In 2007 shortly after moving to Arizona she started working in the veterinary field with Dr.Vernon, DVM and Dr.Jennings, DVM. In 2015 she was thrilled when she was given the opportunity to help open and manage their new hospital, Market Street Pet Hospital.

Erin married her husband Mike in 2014 and share their love with, Rat terrier, Joey, Boston terrier, Gracie, and her 3 horses Dexter, Suede and Lucy. In January 2019 they celebrated the birth of their beautiful baby girl Claire Jean Salgat.

Shaylor Richardson - Hospital Manager

Shaylor Richardson has always had a passion for animals. He loves hiking, boating (anything outdoors for that matter), and working on diesel trucks. He served a 2 year Spanish speaking mission in Colorado Springs. He plans to attend vet school and is currently working on his prerequisites at a community college while he works here at the clinic.

Christina Angulo

Christina has worked in the veterinary field for 14 years. She is born and raised in Arizona. She loves working with animals. She has 2 dogs, (Flo and Dug) 2 cows (T-Bone and Oreo Milkshake), a ferret named Barrett, about 30 chickens and a duck.

She married her high school sweetheart Adrian & also has a daughter. On her free time she loves spending time with her family and her little farm. She is always looking into making her farm bigger. She also enjoys camping, going for quad rides, baking, photography.

Amy Gilbert

Amy is originally from San Diego, California which is where she met her husband of over 26 years. They have three children, two who are married and one who is currently serving an LDS church mission in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They have one granddaughter who just turned one and is the light of their lives! They have lived in Gilbert for 19 years.

Amy has been an animal lover her whole life and loves working at Market Street Pet Hospital.
She feels grateful to be part of such a great team doing what she loves.

Emma Vernon

Emma was born and raised here in Gilbert, Arizona. She is currently studying at Brigham Young University-Idaho majoring in Elementary Education. Growing up a veterinarian’s daughter, Emma has always loved animals and has been blessed with several pets throughout her life.

She is an outgoing people person who strives to bring joy to clients, their pets, and her coworkers through her work as a receptionist.

Sarah Lane

Sarah has lived many places throughout her life, but landed in Arizona in 2018 after graduating college with her Bachelor’s in Animal Science from BYU-Idaho. She started working in the veterinary field right away and fell in love with the work.

Sarah strives to be the best dog mom to her two fur-babies; Annie, an 11 year old black lab she rescued after college, and Oakley, a border collie / pitbull mix puppy! She enjoys hiking, camping, off-roading, and traveling with her husband, Jeremy.

Dallin Vernon

Dallin is from Gilbert, AZ. He loves dogs, fishing and his guitar. At home he has two snakes, a whole bunch of fish, a musk turtle, two sulcata tortoises, a crazy corgi and a frisky cat. 

He is currently studying online through BYU-Idaho. Dallin served a two year mission in CO. He is very funny and always keeps the team laughing!

Devan Perkins

Devan is a vet student, husband and father. He currently attends Arizona State University and will be graduating May 2022 with an undergrad in pre-veterinary medicine. He has always had a love for animals! He grew up with dogs and worked with animals on his grandparents’ farm.

He enjoys spending time with his wife, Logan and his one-year-old son, Grayson. He likes the outdoors and going out with friends.

Tanner Smith

Tanner is from Colorado, he moved to Arizona in 2019. He is a big Avs, Rockies, and Broncos fan. He enjoys hiking, camping, and fishing.

Katelynn Groves

Katelynn has been breeding, showing, and raising sheep since 2007. She enjoys being an advocate and providing quality sheep for the 4-H and the FFA community around the state.

Katelynn has been a part of the Market Street family since we opened our doors. She has experience in emergency veterinary medicine and is a great addition to our team!

Jarod Locke

Jarod was born in Boston and moved to Arizona at a young age. He enjoys spending time with friends, playing games, and loves music. Jarod has a hamster named Geralt and loves all animals!

Baylee Searle

Baylee Searle has always loved animals. She is currently enrolled in school at PennFoster for veterinary technician. She grew up in Gilbert, AZ and attended school at BYU for 4 years.

Baylee is passionate about dance and loves charcuterie boards. In her spare time she volunteers taking care of horses and loves pet sitting. Baylee has a huge heart and we are so happy to get to work with her!

Kirsten Reed

Kirsten was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ and currently lives in Scottsdale with her fiancé and their 3 wonderful pets. They have 2 cats, Yuki and Snicklefritz, and one beautiful dog named Samantha. Kirsten has always been passionate about animals and began pet sitting for multiple friends and family members during high school and has continued as a pet sitter for over 10 years.

She started her career in vet med in 2018 working first as a receptionist. After a few months at the front desk she began training as a technician where she found herself a life-long career and passion for veterinary care. She is an awesome addition to Market Street Pet Hospital and has loved every minute of her new hospital and the amazing team that work here!

Allison Tringham

Allison grew up in San Diego and moved to Arizona 2000. Her and her sister married best friends almost 30 years ago and have enjoyed raising their kids together. She has 2 kids and 2 grand babies. Allison has 2 German Shepherds currently and have enjoyed working with them in obedience, scent work and herding. They have always been her running and hiking partners. She has been bringing all of her dogs to MSPH since it opened. Her sister Amy has worked at MSPH since we opened and Allison’s son Decker works in the back as a tech. She is so excited to be a part of the team. She loves the outdoors, traveling, animals, her family and being a grandma!

Maresenia Angulo

Mari has always had a special place in her heart for all kinds of animals. She started as a volunteer for MSPH. Mari’s mom is our lead tech and has been with Dr. Vernon for 21 years. Christina was pregnant with Mari when she worked for Dr. Vernon 18 years ago. Mari enjoys spending time with her shepadoodle Giselle. She has a passion for cosmetology and is working towards completing her degree.

Lauren Furbee

Lauren was born and raised in Arizona. She is very passionate about animals and loves to help them in any way. Lauren is friendly and outgoing and spends her free time hiking, fishing, and camping. She has a dog named BellaLu and a cat named Ewok.

Haley Kiker

Haley grew up taking care of all sorts of animals. Anything from bearded dragons to hedgehogs to dogs. She started the EVIT Veterinary Assistant program and graduated in 2021. She has since graduated from the Veterinary Technician Program from Pima Medical and has her Associates in Veterinary medicine. She loves to learn new things and treats every patient and person with respect and kindness.

Courtnee Taylor

Courtnee Taylor grew up in Gilbert, Arizona. Her favorite things are Harry Potter and making people laugh. She loves staying at home watching movies and cuddling with her dog Boog!

Tayah Baumggardner

Tayah enjoys the outdoors. She loves going off-roading and exploring nature. She enjoyed her time working with kids at a preschool but felt her true calling was to work in the veterinary field. She joined MSPH in 2023 and is eager to learn and grow in her new career.

Decker Tringham

Decker was born and raised in Arizona. He loves all sports except hockey. He served a 2 year mission in Portland, OR. Decker started his career here at MSPH in 2018 in our boarding house. Shortly after he returned from his mission he started working in the hospital and quickly moved up into a tech position.

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